Executive Orders

  • Explaining the New Executive Orders on Labor Laws

    President Obama has signed new executive orders on labor laws. Roger Waldron with Mayer Brown law firm joins us to explain the three new executive orders on labor and what impact this has.

  • How do Executive Orders affect agency operations?

    Julian Pecquet, a staff writer for The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how a recent Executive Order affects the FDA’s day-to-day business and more broadly how such orders affect agency operations.

  • President Obama’s executive orders affecting feds, contractors

    President Obama has signed more than 130 executive orders since he took office. Federal News Radio compiled some of the orders most pertinent to federal employees and contractors.

  • Alan Chvotkin: Enough is enough when it comes to executive orders

    Four associations representing federal contractors sent a letter to the White House on Tuesday saying they were fed up with executive orders and presidential memos that target their member companies. The representatives point collectively to a dozen executive orders and memos that President Barack Obama has issued since 2009, which have led to 16 new regulations so far. Alan Chvotkin is the Executive Vice President of the Professional Services Council. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain why contractors are so upset.

  • Alan Chvotkin: Executive orders and legislation weighing on contractors

    The federal government is running your business. If you’re a contractor doing work for the federal government, it might seem that way. The Professional Services Council says an influx of executive orders and legislation have placed a heavy burden on contractors to comply. Alan Chvotkin is executive vice president and counsel for the Professional Services Council. He writes about this in the October issue of PSC’s Service Contractor Magazine.

  • How about a year with no contractor executive orders?

    Cheating and lying companies — at least in IT, professional services and the like — represent the rare birds, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

  • How can GSA protect its federal building portfolio against natural disaster trends?

    Looking back on a year of severe hurricanes and wildfires, GSA wants to know how it can best prepare its federal buildings against natural disasters.

  • AFGE: The impact of President Trump’s executive orders

    President Donald Trump has signed executive orders making it easier to fire poor-performing federal employees and overhaul federal employees union rights. J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the EOs and their potential impact. May 30, 2018

  • What’s really in those new executive orders?

    Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, takes a closer look at President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders affecting federal employee hiring and retention.

  • You’re fired. Have a great weekend!

    The Trump administration’s three new executive orders on employee relations aim to speed things up.